Can plaquenil cause weight gain

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    Can plaquenil cause weight gain


    There are hundreds of drugs with potential retinal toxicity—so many that the National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects doesn’t stratify them by incidence or effect, said Frederick W. “Rick” Fraunfelder, MD, director of the Registry and associate professor of ophthalmology at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

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    Possible side effects may include easy bruising, thinning of bones, cataracts, weight gain, a round face, diabetes and high blood pressure. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil This antimalarial drug may be useful if you have inflamed joints, as with rheumatoid arthritis. Plaquenil can cause loss of appetite and I agree that losing weight at this rate and suffering diarrhea is not healthy and might mean you become ill nourished and dehydrated. Find information about common, infrequent and rare side effects of Plaquenil Oral.

    “It’s a pretty rare thing.” Nevertheless, he urged doctors to master the Academy’s new guidelines, because the effects from chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, when they do occur, are severe and often irreversible. “Plaquenil toxicity isn’t even in the top 10, or the top 100” if you’re looking at incidence, he said.

    Can plaquenil cause weight gain

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  5. Yes, Plaquenil causes both weight loss and loss of appetite. Hence, if the loss of appetite and weight loss started after you started on this drug, then yes, it could be due to Plaquenil. However, if you had loss of appetite and weight loss before your started this drug, then the drug can aggravate the process.

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    Plaquenil can cause serious side effects when used in high doses for chronic diseases such as RA over the long term. The New Zealand Dermatological Society recommends that to decrease the risk of retina damage, no more than 200mg of Plaquenil should be taken a day, and a dose of 400mg per day should be taken no longer than a few weeks. Along with its needed effects, hydroxychloroquine the active ingredient contained in Plaquenil may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur blurred vision or any change in vision – this effect may also occur or worsen after stopping the medication. change in colour of hair or skin pigment. flu-like symptoms sudden lack of energy, fever, cough, sore throat

     
  6. Sob Moderator

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. PLAQUENIL HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE, USP WARNING. PLAQUENIL® - Food and Drug Administration Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate - Sanofi
     
  7. Katapylta Guest

    Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate, Sanofi-Aventis) and the less-used chloroquine are antimalarial drugs with anti-inflammatory properties that are used for the management of a spectrum of inflammatory conditions. Hydroxychloroquine and retinal safety - The Lancet My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil. Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine.
     
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    Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling. How should I take hydroxychloroquine? Both adults and children should take one dose of hydroxychloroquine per week starting at least 1 week. before traveling to the area where malaria transmission occurs. They should take one dose per week while there, and for 4 consecutive weeks after leaving.

    Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions.